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    November 4, 2012
    6:30 - 7:00pm EST  

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new jersey governor chris christie says his power is out, so be patient. >> a restaurant and a canton church will be sending out a surprise. >> ravens won, but this is an amazing story of team spirit. giving up the glory of a touchdown to help somebody. >> a week ago, we were staring san can i in the eye. it went north, just didn't go north, it ripped up north. richard has the story about a week of destruction. >> reporter: another day, another pilgrimage to the pump
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for hundreds of thousands. hurricane sandy has left behind a fuel famine. >> i've been waiting about 4 and a half hours, and it's an ordeal. >> reporter: while gas is low, frustrations higher. every time we come around, it's the same thing. >> reporter: some gassed up. >> i'm happy! >> reporter: but some scenes turned ugly. this man was arrested as he allegedly tried to fill a gas can from an off limited pump, the first of ten fema sites opened, dismentioning free -- dispenses up to free gas, up to ten gallons. lights are slowly coming back to life, but too slowly for millions. >> american red cross, we have hot meals. >> reporter: in many crip permitted community, -- crippled community, that means they rely on charity to eat. >> they gave out the last meals.
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>> people are in homes that are not habit able it, it will become clear of that when the temperature starts to drop. >> reporter: there is an liquid relief of a different sort on the way, anheuser-busch, known for brewing budweiser is refueling sop taps to can water, they are sending 44,000 cases to the storm area on the house, good for a tea totally -- -- local neighbors are traveling up to help the northern neighbors. the steak house in downtown has organized a trip with epic -- they will collect supplies and heading to new jersey. bread donations coming from h and s bakery, and large generate tores to heat up homes are on the way. >> they are a couple hours away, and we were so close to getting hit ourselves, if the city was
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did he have estimated like new engineer -- devastated like new jersey is, i would hope they would help us. >> they are looking for people that can travel that little egg and if you can't go, they are asking for cleaning supplies, hygiene items. we have information on how to donate waiting for you at abc2 news.com. heavy a difference a week makes. take a look at the radar, try for most of -- dry for most of the state. last week, it was about the rain and wind, this week, it's about the deep chill. a freeze warning in effect north of down, carroll county, northern baltimore county, tonight going into tomorrow morning, so we expect temperatures to drop at or below the freezing mark. clear skies on the satellite, just a few high clouds drifting in, but it's out to the west we go, and this is going to have, steal the headlines. this is an area of low pressure that is starting to develop.
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weak area of low pressure now, but this will be sliding into the southern states eventually, scooping up a lot of moisture off the gulf of mexico, and will turn into a nor'easter, tan could bring some snow to the state. in terms of hour by hour, it's chilly. 43 deo the 30s by midnight. waking up to a brisk and chilly start, with some sunshine, temperature around 34. rain, wind, and snow part of the 7-day forecast. >> michael, murder on our streets. the 600 block of north lakewood avenue 3:00 a.m., when police got a call and responded to a 30-year-old man shot in the back. he died at hopkins hospital. the detectives don't have much to go on right now. so they are relying on your help. call if you have any information, call homicide right now: and it was just before 3:00 on saturday afternoon a call for another shooting, another murder. this one happened in a home in the 1200 block of lynn worth
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avenue, a 29-year-old man was shot several times, and died. quite a pile-up of cars at the intersection of south kate and frederick avenue before 3:00 a.m. a police car was stopped at a light, when two other cars came barreling down the road, hitting one another. five people, including an officer in the patrol car had to be to the hospital. they are nursing various injuries. friday, gas was $3.49, today, $3.47. why? sandy cut into demand, and crude oil pricing are going down. memphis has the cheapest gas in the country, san francisco the highest. but did you sigh what gas was selling for in new jersey? up to $6 a gallon. is that crazy? expert say we can expect a $.20 drop here in the coming weeks. and speaking of driving, it was the first drive and the game winning drive in the fourth that did if for the ravens, the ravens beat cleveland 25-15. coach harbaugh called it a fight. earlier, he called this a must-win.
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the ravens are 6-2, hold on to first place in the afc north. and under coach harbaugh, the ravens are 5-0 after a bye. ravens at home sunday gimps the oakland raiders, are you happy about 6-2? sure. >> wait until we introduce you to a football hero, what a story this is, coming up. >> the tradition known as the tug of war.
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the ravens come home to play oakland on sunday after beating cleveland in cleveland today, but we have a high school football hero tonight, who ran out of bounds instead of scoring easily and untouched. what you're about to see from abc2 news is a story that will touch you. >> reporter: sinclair's high school junior is used to making big plays on the football field.
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the 17-year-old running back has committed to play football for the university of michigan, after his team wrapped up an undefeated season this year. all the while, maintaining a 4.0gpa. but it was this play in an early october game when he stepped out of bounds just one yard shy of a touchdown that has many calling him a hero. >> being able to make what happened happen, you know, was more important than some record book. >> reporter: sinclair coach planned for him to run out of bound, and the big score could go to this young man, freshman logan thompson, whose father died two days earlier after suching suffering a stroke. >> he made me forget the bad things ever. >> reporter: he insisted despite his father's death, to suit up for the game, so ferns and the teammate conspired to give the
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15-year-old a special way to honor his dad. >> my dad would be proud, my father and i would also toss the ball back and forth. >> reporter: after it telling ferns to stop short of the end zone, he sent thompson in, his first start as a varsity running back, and he scored his first touchdown moments later. >> we got together to honor logan and his father, we never dreamt -- >> it was army/navy rivalry, the annual tug of war contest, 1700-foot rope goes across the creek, the largest tug of war over water. the bartenders crashed, give the win to the other side. >> it's intimidating, being
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across the river. but i like the position, and it was nice to kind of feel like i was leading the pack. >> i think they think annapolis has been snobby. >> alice, how do you really feel? annapolis gets the bragging rights this year winning 4 out of 7 tugs, it's just the third file in the past there have been more enthusiasm on the east port side, several local charities benefit from this contest. it's a great thing. here's the tug of war with the storm coming on. >> the hits keep on coming. one week after another, and this is going to be a big storm. not as close as what sandy was, but we're going to get rain, wind. snow. let's show you, not a bad-looking day today, bel air, you had some clouds. had some sunshine, but the
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sunshine only got into the mid-did dell and upper 40s, darkness falls at a little after 5:00. here is annapolis looking good. lots of boats on the water and i think that will be a good deal before we start to crank up the chesapeake. at the time, we have a temperature around 45 degrees in baltimore city. humidity at 53%, bone-dry dew point, and northerly wind bringing in the chill around 5 miles per hour, maybe up to 51 in the city limits, that's 10 below our normal afternoon high temperature for you this date. 83 was the record, in 1974, hit 84. here's temperatures across the state, 40s north and west of beltway, 45 in town, eastern shore numbers from easton to salsbury, winds are light and variable. skies starting to clear out. that's going to be the recipe for freezing conditions. national weather service does have a freeze watch note of the
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city limits. out to fred really, carroll county. so tender vegetations if you have it out, wrap it up or bring it indoors, this will be a killing freeze. 43 degrees, down into the 30s at midnight, it's a brisk chilly wake up. up to 45 degrees for your afternoon, and we'll max out to 50 for the daytime high. radar is clear, that's going to remain the case in the next couple of days, it's about the chill, erie at 3, 39 in detroit, ray set at 45, so we will trade in some 30s going into the next couple of hours, certainly going to be a chilly night tonight. clouds, a thin veil of cloud now. but out to the west, area of low pressure, this is a weak area of low pressure right now, this slide to the west, and will pick up a lot of gulf moisture, way will happen, a lot of energy
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over the southern jetstream comes into this, and that's going to develop a big storm system, somewhere after the north carolina coastline tuesday night, and wednesday just off our shoreline. it's a gusty wind for wednesday, we do know that, and the rain is going to start up. 2-4 inches by thursday morning. here's what's interesting though. if enough cold air wraps into the storm, we could change over to snow late wednesday, going into thursday morning. but it looks like it could be an accumulating snow from frederick county on to the north and west. i can't believe i'm saying this. we will fine tune this forecast closer to wednesday. for future temperatures, 30s going into the 20s tonight, and upper 40s by your day tomorrow. look how chilly for tomorrow night. upper 20s to around 30 in town, and we're going into the low to middle 40s for tuesday. certainly going to be chilly, mary beth. 33 in town, partly cloudy, freeze warnings note -- north of
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town. monday night, 29 in town, mostly clear, middle 20s north and south. coastal storm develops wednesday going into thursday, we dry out by next weekend.
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you said it was going to be 80 all week? >> are you looking at the phoenix forecast again? >> let's look at the 7-day, chilly for the next couple of days, but dry, monday and tuesday, 47-50, this is when things go downhill, wednesday, 41, snow showers ending on thursday. women's talk about that at -- we'll talk more about that at 11:00. we'll see you tonight at 11:00 p.m.
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maryland, it's time. time for marriage equality. question 6 strengthens protections for our churches and guarantees the civil right to commit to the one you love. while there are those trying to divide us, presidents obama and clinton stand with us. pastors, business leaders, newspapers, democrats and republicans are all coming together for question 6. because it's about fairness-- treating everyone equal under the law. and who could be against that?
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>> welcome. semi colon club, tell me your story, you are a two-time survivor of colon cancer, remarkable. >> the story goes goes back when i was younger, i was growing up through my teens, i had in napster bowel disease, kept on top of for a lot of years, inflammatory bowel disease, kept on top of it for years, and not it cured its self. then 9 years ago, diagnosed with stage 3 colon cancer, had surgery. and that's kind of how i came out with the semicolon club. so because it had gotten to the point where it entered into
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lymph nodes, i had a recurrence, it will be almost six years ago. stage 4, and the statistics for stage 4 really is that two and a half out of ten people survive, so i'm fortunate to be here. >> this is very preventable. tell me what people can do. are there symptoms? >> there's a couple things i talk to people b first and for most, know yourself and be your own advocate. if you see something going on that's different in your habits, you're sitting around the kitchen table, you're 23409 going to talk about it, do something. see a doctor, get yourself checked, see if that's something going on. communicate with your family. find out your family history. in the old, old days, lot of times families didn't pass on to generations things going on. and -- >> something they don't want to discuss? >> they don't want to discuss, but if you find out you are a
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family history, you have a higher risk, colon cancer is a hereditary thing, and third i think is important, is like i said, as you reach a certain age, 50 is kind of benchmark they talk about, get your checkup colonist pope, there are a lot of things that lead to cancer, like heavy drinking of alcohol, now smoking cigarettes can lead to colon cancer. obesity, not watching your weight, exercise, things like that. >> lot of common sense things, taking good care of yourself, knowing your body. if something is wrong, doing something about it and the most important way to prevent colon cancer, regular screening, i talk to people that have the colon cancer, in various stages and i talk, in most cases, i
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find it's a lack of knowledge, or they just didn't want to have to deal with what was going on with them. they thought it would get better, and unfortunately, those things do not normally get better. they progress and get worse. >> tell me about your semicolon club. what is it the mission? >> its mission is to get the word out about colon cancer. that is beat able, treatable, and the things i just talked about from communicating, being aware, being an advocate, getting tested when it's the proper time. that's our mission. i want to touch people every day. it's not so much about research, or fund raising for a lot of money. >> i know you do have an event the fourth annual semicolon. >> we have a walk, and it's a fund-raiser, and i'm trying to get a crowd to get the word out, to pass along the information.
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>> and be a real support, because as you said, this is something that a lot of people don't want to talk about or touch on, and with your club, and your involvement and what you have gone through with the two-time cancer survival, what an inspiration. >> hopefully if you talk to someone in the audience, they go home and do something about it, maybe they talk to their neighbor, friend, or family or children. so the message is getting passed on, and that's what getting the word out is about. >> if somebody watching wants to get in touch with you, how do you you do that? >> semicolonclub.org, and you know, we have different tabs, you can preview some of our past events, little bit about my story. if you want to make a contribution or anything like that. >> thank you so much. >> my pleasure. >> what an inspiration. >> thank you very much. thank you for joining my on
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maryland spotlight. so, maybe you're trying to figure out question seven.
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well, let me give it a shot. if you're ok with marylanders spending five hundred and... fifty million a year gaming in other states, fair enough. but if you think we should keep that money here... add twelve thousand jobs, and generate millions for schools... well you should probably vote for question seven. because if it doesn't pass, all of this goes away. that's why the post called seven, common sense. but decide for yourself.
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